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Telling Stories with Maps: Free Tools and Tips

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 13:14
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A look at some free online tools that can quickly and easily generate your story map

Preview of the W. Duke, Sons & Co. Digital Collection

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:12
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Approximately 2,000 cigarette cards from the 19th and early 20th centuries will soon go online

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: World War I Soldiers’ Soup

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 17:30
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Hagan vs. Tillis: Deconstructing the Sound Bites, Oct. 28

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 17:00
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Join Professors Bill Adair and Mac McCorkle as they discuss the Senate race in North Carolina

Duke Moms & Dads: Emmitt and Pat Smith, Oct. 25

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 19:09
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Join the Libraries for a special Duke Family Weekend program

It Came from the Archives!

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 13:26
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Celebrate Halloween with spooky highlights from the Medical Center Archives

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Ice Cream No. 3 (1899)

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:28
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Engaging Faculty Series: Henry Petroski, Nov. 5

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:22
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Professor Petroski will discuss his latest book, The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors

Filming the Great Famine in China

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 18:00
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The two-week residency brings several well-regarded Chinese filmmakers to campus

From the Chronicle: Bostock Renovations to Wrap Up in November

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:57
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Construction on the Rubenstein and Bostock Libraries rolls along on schedule

Library Research Award Winners Announced

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:00
Durden and Middlesworth Prizes

Join us Oct. 24 as we recognize excellence in student research, analysis, and writing

What’s DAT Sound?

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 15:05
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Digital audio tape (DAT) was big with Deadheads but never caught on with the wider public

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Rice Apples (1777)

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 13:53
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Open Access Week

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 17:34
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October 20-26 is international Open Access Week and Duke has a calendar of events to celebrate.

Rubenstein Library Renovation Update: Oct. 2-14

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:00
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Windows are installed, and scaffolding in the Gothic Reading Room is coming down

Ditching the Script: An Embedded Librarian Reflects

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 13:42
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What do students need to know about conducting research in the 21st century?

The End of a Digital Era, and the Beginning of Another

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 13:51
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Digitized collections have had their Age of Discovery and Industrial Revolution. What’s next?

Rubenstein Library Test Kitchen: Apple Kuchen

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:15
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Follow along every Friday as we take historical recipes out of the archives and into the kitchen!

Med Center Library Exhibit: Hyperbaric Medicine at Duke

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:11
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New exhibit looks at medical care and research performed “under pressure”

Check Out a Book at Yale, Return It at Duke

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:38
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Duke library borrowing privileges expanded through new program, BorrowDirect Plus

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